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Hemphill woman arrested for intoxicated assault with a vehicle

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Laquita Blanton Source(Nacogdoches County Jail). Laquita Blanton Source(Nacogdoches County Jail).
NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, TX (KTRE) -

A Hemphill woman was booked into the Nacogdoches County Jail Monday after being arrested for intoxicated assault with a vehicle on Sunday.

Authorities say, Laquita Blanton, 41, of Hemphill was at fault in a two vehicle crash on SH-103 West of Etoile.  According to the arrest affidavit, Blanton was intoxicated and in possession of marijuana.

According to the report, Blanton agreed to take a blood test and her sample was sent to the DPS Crime Lab in Austin.

The driver of the vehicle Blanton struck suffered serious injuries as a result of the crash.

Blanton's bond is set at $25,000

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